record n

see record, v.

  1. Knowledge; recognition; memorial; mortal memory; human history; official documentation; historical chronicle; earthly annals; proof resulting from a written account.
  2. Phrase. “On record”: in a written account; to the knowledge of humanity as a whole.

record [-ed, -ing, -s] v

OFr < L. re-, again + cor, heart.

  1. Write; document; chronicle; make known; make a historical account of; preserve in written form for the benefit of future generations.
  2. Declare; announce; vow; swear; pledge; certify.